Dr. Leite Lopes Airport, opened on April 2, 1939, serves the municipality of Ribeirão Preto in the northeastern region of the state of São Paulo. It basically operates with domestic flights and several important destinations in the country.
Official website: daesp.sp.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Azul Linhas Aéreas, Gol Linhas Aéreas, LATAM and Passaredo Linhas Aéreas.
Annual passenger traffic: About 880,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 16 3626 3376.
Ribeirão Preto airport is located 5 km (3 miles) away from the city center.
Car rental companies
Some car rental companies have service desks at the airport:
Localiza / Hertz (Tel +55 16 3626 2266 – 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Movida (Tel +55 16 800 606 8686 – from 5:00 am to 11:45 pm)
Unidas (Tel +55 16 991 515 807 – Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm and Saturdays, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs.
Gastronomy – There is a bar, restaurant and ice cream shop.
Shopping- Options include places selling handicrafts, regional products, souvenirs, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- In order to solve problems related to checked baggage, contact the corresponding airline.
Other services – Massage chairs.
Possibility to spend the night at Ribeirão Preto Airport (RAO), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Ribeirao Preto Airport (RAO)
Spending the night at the airport
Ribeirão Preto Airport is a small regional airport that operates 24 hours a day.
Where to rest: Due to the fact that the room is small, it is possible that the passenger should lie down on the floor, for this it is recommended to have a sleeping bag or blankets for greater comfort. On the other hand, the enclosure is close to different accommodations within the city.
Baggage: At the moment there is no left luggage service, so passengers must remain with their bags until check-in.
Food: The available options are closed during the night.
Closest accommodations to the airport terminal building:
Village Motel (0.9 km / 0.6 miles)
Movie Inn Motel (1.2 km / 0.7 miles)
Medieval Motel (2.2 km / 1.4 miles)
ARQ Inn Hotel (4.5 km / 2.8 miles)
Pousada Acolhedora (4.5 km / 2.8 miles)
Inside Ribeirão Preto airport there are two parking lots available 24 hours a day with covered and outdoor spaces:
Gran Park Tel +55 16 3628-0906)
Alianza Park Tel +55 16 3996-6029)
Br Parking (Tel +55 16 3628 1539) and VVR Aeroporto (Tel +55 16 3610 9281) are located in the immediate vicinity.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Passengers requiring special assistance (reduced mobility, hearing or visual impairment, the elderly, unaccompanied children and pregnant women) must arrange the necessary services at least 48 hours before the flight.